No More Natural Teeth: Deciding Between Implants and Dentures

  • Information About Child Braces And Dental Extraction

    10 April 2019

    If you have a child who has crooked teeth and needs braces, then an orthodontist may suggest the removal of two or more teeth. This kind of extraction is sometimes necessary to create room in the mouth to move the important teeth around. As a parent though, you may have some questions about the extraction. Keep reading to learn about some answers to some common extraction questions. Are Tooth Extractions Necessary?

  • Have A Chipped Tooth? How A Restorative Dentist Can Help You

    8 March 2019

    If you have a chipped tooth there are many ways a restorative dentist can help you with this. What they do does depend on how large the chip is, however. To help you get your smile looking great again below is one treatment the dentist may use to repair your tooth. Dental Inlays and Onlays Inlays is much like a traditional filling. The material fits inside the top edges or the tips of the tooth.

  • 3 Reasons You May Need A Dental Extraction

    9 February 2019

    Dental extractions are typically a last resort in terms of dental treatment. Whenever possible, your dentist wants to preserve as much of your natural tooth, since teeth can't repair themselves or regrow like your bones do. However, sometimes an extraction is the best course of action. Here are three reasons you may need to have a tooth extracted: 1. Your wisdom teeth are growing in. Most people are born with four wisdom teeth that begin to grow in adolescence.

  • A Gold Crown Is A Good Choice For A Molar And A Personal Choice For A Front Tooth

    15 January 2019

    When your tooth has a big cavity, your dentist may say you need a dental crown to cover the tooth so you can save it from being pulled. When a cavity is large, a filling may not be possible because there might not be enough enamel left to hold the filling securely in place. A crown fits over the top of the tooth, so there's no problem with it being secure.

  • Pros And Cons Of Getting Your Teenager's Teeth Whitened

    12 December 2018

    Adults often get their teeth whitened professionally, but it's possible that if you're the parent of a teenager, he or she might express interest in this cosmetic procedure, too. While your teen may already use whitening toothpaste and strips from the pharmacy, he or she may feel as though whitening from the dentist will provide the best look. You may not be sure how to proceed, so here are some pros and cons that you can weigh.

  • 3 Reasons Why Dental Hygiene Is Important When You Have Crowns

    14 November 2018

    If you get a crown you may be relieved that a problem tooth is finally protected. However, having a crown does not mean you should slack on your oral hygiene. If anything, it means you should increase your hygiene practice to ensure your crown has a long life and no further problems occur in your already weakened tooth.  Good Hygiene Can Extend the Life of a Crown  Most crowns, if well-placed, last over a decade.

  • Do All-4-One Dental Implants Require Special Care?

    18 October 2018

    Having All-4-One dental implants (a special type of dentures) installed is an excellent way to replace multiple missing teeth at the same time. Not only are patients typically able to begin using the implants immediately, but people with low bone support can still get them. However, unlike single dental implants, All-4-Ones do require a little bit of special care to keep your mouth healthy. Here's what you need to know.